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Master of Madrid 2016 in China to Learn from Beijing
    2008-08-05 19:03:51     Xinhua

Mercedes Coghen, director of the bidding committee to take the Olympic Games to Madrid in 2016 arrived in Beijing on Tuesday.

Coghen landed on Tuesday morning on her mission to gain as much information as possible from the way the Chinese are organizing this year's Olympic Games in the hope that it will benefit the Spanish cause for 2016.

"We are very excited to be here. I am convinced that the Beijing Games are going to be magnificent and that we are going to be able to learn a lot about how to organize the Olympic and Paralympic Games for 2016," Coghen was quoted by Spanish media as saying on arrival.

Coghen is traveling with her assistant Gerardo Corral and Sports and Projects director Raul Chapado.

 
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